“Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
Charles Andrews sustainability philosophy:
“To provide advice that is truly sustainable, avoiding token green ‘bling’, and which uses tried and tested principles.”
Energy and CO2 emissions
Reduce the need for energy
Use energy more efficiently – building construction, plant efficiencies, good day lighting, efficient lighting, solar shading
Low carbon technologies and zero carbon technologies
Reduce water usage and increase efficiency
Water harvesting and recycling
Reduce and recycle waste and facilitate recycling
Consider rising temperatures, drier summers and wetter winters
Health and well being of personnel
As influenced by thermal comfort, lighting, noise and indoor air quality
Be aware and advise upon building regulations, planning policies, F-gas regulations.
Charles Andrews Ltd is committed to addressing sustainability through a responsible approach to economic, environmental and social issues.
We recognise that all our activities, and more significantly the services we provide, impacts upon the environment.
We believe that our services have a positive effect upon the environment. As Consulting Engineers we have a significant role to play in influencing our clients to minimise the adverse impact of their activities on the environment by the introduction of sustainable initiatives.
We believe that managing the environmental impact of our activities and the provision of our services is an integral part of good management practice and responsible management strategy.
We are committed to providing leadership in our business of Mechanical and Electrical Building Services Design and Consultancy Services.
We endeavour to reduce our environmental impact in order to protect the environment and prevent pollution. Our activities are conducted in accordance with an environmental management system consistent with the requirements of ISO 14001.